HP Accidentally Ships Laptop Audio Driver With Keylogger Installed

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HP has been shipping a keylogger embedded in its audio drivers across more than two dozen laptops and tablets. Whoops.

The post HP Accidentally Ships Laptop Audio Driver With Keylogger Installed appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249179-hp-accidentally-ships-audio-driver-keylogger-installed?source=Computing

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Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs

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Intel has updated its graphics drivers with Vulkan support, bringing that API up to parity with DX12.

The post Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/244455-intel-adds-official-support-vulkan-certain-gpus?source=Computing

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This autonomous flying taxi will start picking up passengers this summer, apparently

Dubai’s a busy place, with the rush hour often a major challenge for drivers crawling along the packed multi-lane freeways. So could this autonomous flying taxi, which is set to go into service there this summer, be the answer?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/14/this-autonomous-flying-taxi-will-start-picking-up-passengers-this-summer-apparently.html

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Criminals using Bluetooth to steal credit card info at gas stations, police warn

Police in Dallas are warning drivers about a new method criminals are using to steal credit card information at gas pumps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/criminals-using-bluetooth-to-steal-credit-card-info-at-gas-stations-police-warn.html

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Distracted driving clampdown: Cops could get 'textalyzers'

‘Textalyzer’ phone scanners that tell cops whether drivers were texting at the time of an accident could be deployed in New York state if proposed legislation passes. However, the scanners, which would harness mobile forensic technology, have already attracted fierce criticism from civil liberties activists.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/13/distracted-driving-clampdown-cops-could-get-textalyzers.html

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New York law could allow roadside 'textalyzer' checks for distracted driving

Article Image Drivers in New York might soon be subject to on-the-spot analysis of their mobile phones to determine whether they were distracted by their devices in the run-up to accidents, if a proposed law passes the state legislature.

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Nvidia fixes G-Sync refresh rate bug, adds VR SLI support to OpenGL

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Nvidia launched its updated 361.43 drivers yesterday, with a bug fix for high-refresh rate monitors and new VR support for SLI in OpenGL.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/219876-nvidia-fixes-g-sync-refresh-rate-bug-adds-vr-sli-support-to-opengl

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Nvidia confirms G-Sync displays trigger massive power consumption bug

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Nvidia has confirmed that its current drivers have a bug related to G-Sync and high refresh rates, but are promising a solution with an upcoming driver update.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/217750-nvidia-confirms-g-sync-displays-trigger-massive-power-consumption-bug

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Doctors report first eye injury caused by a child's laser toy

Bus drivers already have to put up with so much; maybe we shouldn’t let children shine laser pointers in their eyes on top of everything else.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/06/doctors-report-first-eye-injury-caused-by-child-laser-toy.html

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Lawsuit Threatens Amazon's Prime Now Delivery Model


Four former delivery drivers for Amazon Prime Now, or APN, last week filed a lawsuit against Amazon, arguing they should have been classified as employees rather than independent contractors. The suit also names Scoobeez, the courier service through which they worked for Amazon; ABT Holdings, Scoobeez’s parent company; and 10 John Does as co-defendants. Attorneys from Leonard Carder filed the suit in California Superior Court in Los Angeles County. They are seeking class-action status.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82711.html?rss=1

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Armed robbery suspect tries to use Uber as getaway car

Uber drivers presumably pick up all kinds of passengers during a typical day, but an incident in Baltimore last week surely marks a first for the ride-hailing company.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/12/armed-robbery-suspect-tries-to-use-uber-as-getaway-car.html

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Tech shuttle drivers approve Teamsters contract, Apple working with contractors to raise pay

After gaining representation by the Teamsters Union, a group of shuttle bus drivers serving Apple and other high technology companies in Silicon Valley on Saturday voted unanimously to adopt a three-year contract promising better pay and working conditions.

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iOS 9 Maps provides en route traffic avoidance, voice and banner warnings

Drivers using Apple Maps in iOS 9 will have the benefit of explicit traffic and construction warnings, including voice turn-by-turn suggestions for alternate routes, according to information shared with AppleInsider.



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